Washington Halibut season set to open May 4th with higher catch quotas

Photo courtesy of Aarron Schmidt of Schmidtys Guide Service   OLYMPIA – Anglers fishing for halibut will notice a change this year with consistent halibut seasons across all Puget Sound and ocean areas, except marine waters near the mouth the Columbia River. The scheduled season dates are May 4, 6, 11, 21 and 25, and June …

Halibut fishing re-opens

Photo Courtesy of Danny Stonedahl of River Chrome Guide Service. 06/02/2016 – J. W. Snyder – NW Fishing News    Halibut fishing re-opens June 11 in marine areas 3, 4; Marine Area 1 all-depth fishery to close June 4   Actions:  Recreational halibut fishing in Marine Area 3 (La Push) and Marine Area 4 (Neah …